Liverpool, meanwhile, gave up two points in sloppy fashion with a 1-1 home draw against West Brom after Christmas, with Jurgen Klopp far from happy at the performance or outcome. Despite the setback, the Reds remain three points clear at the top after Everton’s match against Manchester City was postponed on Monday night, and they have still lost just once this season.
There remains work for Jurgen Klopp’s team to do to hit top gear, though, as is evidenced by the fact they have won only two of their seven away games this term – with four matches ending in draws.
Here is everything you need to know:
When is it and what time is kick-off?
The match will begin at 8pm on Wednesday 30 December at St James’ Park.
How can I watch it online and on TV?
The game will be broadcast on Amazon Prime.
New subscribers will be able to watch all the matches for free due to Amazon’s 30-day trial, which can be cancelled at any time. After the trial ends, a subscription will cost £7.99 per month or £79 per year.
Matches can be streamed online and on TV via the Prime Video app, Fire TV, games consoles, BT TV, Apple TV, Virgin’s V6 TV Box, Chromecast, TalkTalkTV and online.
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Allan Saint-Maximin and Jamaal Lascelles are both suffering from long-term effects of coronavirus and are expected to miss out. Martin Dubravka, Ryan Fraser and Jonjo Shelvey are also all likely to be absent.
Newcastle: Darlow; Manquillo, Fernandez, Schar, Clark, Lewis; Ritchie, Longstaff, Hayden, Joelinton; Wilson
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Fabinho, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane